“Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.”
Welcome to Riverside Water Polo!
Below you will find several options and detailed information about our Water Polo programs. We have programs for beginners to former collegiate players as well as beginner adult masters. We offer national team level training year-round, while ensuring your athlete learns the many valuable life-long lessons that can ONLY be attained through the physically and mentally demanding team sport of Water Polo.
*Practice times and locations will only be posted on the Calendar. Please visit that page often for updates and changes.
Riverside Water Polo accepts new athletes all throughout the year. We have a program for the beginner athlete: Splash Ball (4-13yrs).
At this time Splash Ball is full. Please email to be put on our waiting list.
Splash Ball is focused to help the new athlete understand the basic fundamentals of water polo starting with egg-beating. Proper technique of passing and shooting are introduced along with mini scrimmages to help them better understand the game of water polo. Once the coaching staff feels they are ready for more of a challenge, we graduate them to the 'Futures' program.
1 hour practices, 2x week
Practices are held at Poly HS
- Egg-Beater (how we tread water)
- Passing Form
- Shooting Form
- Basic rules (only one hand, trying not to use the bottom, lining up at half after a goal, etc.)
The monthly fee for this program is $80 per month
This hour and half long class is for returning Splash Ball / Intro to Polo athletes who are wanting to advance their water polo skills, but not yet ready to commit to the year-round club program.
1.5 hour practices, 2x week
6:30pm-8:00 pm (Mon/Wed)
Practices are held at Poly HS
- Body Control
- Ball Handling
- Shooting / Game Tactics
The monthly fee for this program is $100 per month
RWP offers year-round quality training for athletes who are ready to be challenged and compete on a local, state and national platform (6-18 yrs). These athletes attend scrimmages and tournaments, compete in leagues, and attempt to qualify for the National Events such as US Club Championships and National Junior Olympics.
Athletes condition daily, develop fundamentals, learn strategy, and compete with the best athletes in their age division.
2.0 hour practices, 2x week
14u Boys and HS Boys: Practices are held at CBU
12u Coed and HS Girls: Practices are held at Poly HS
- Defense philosophy (wins Championships!)
- Offense philosophy
- Counter attack
- Power play
- Special game situations
- Advantages (creating and stopping)
- Angles (shooting and passing)
*We train for long-term success and long-term development
New athletes MUST have experience in Water Polo prior to joining to Year Round
Tournaments and Leagues:
Athletes will attend tournaments and leagues each month. These events can be found on the Events page.
The monthly fee for this program is $110 per month (*plus tournament and league fees). Sibling Discount: First athlete - $110; second athlete - $100; third (plus) athlete - $90 (All fees are per athlete, per month).
Please see the Calendar for practice times and locations.